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Amazon sale: the best deals to buy while self isolating

Shopping the Amazon sale? Whether you're preparing to self isolate or looking for a bargain, these are the must-haves you need to look after yourself and your family

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Avid Amazon sale shopper? Or only really shop at Amazon during Prime Day?  Maybe you're in self isolation thanks to Coronavirus and looking to stock up on a few essentials? Either way, we've trawled the Amazon sale to find the very best deals on everything from appliances to cleaning products and furniture.

If you are worried about your kitchen cupboard situation in regards to Coronavirus, don't be: we've compiled a list of Amazon food items from Amazon Pantry, as well as cleaning products that are a) on sale and b) still in stock, and some home office deals for those working from home at this time.

Why shop at Amazon? Free, quick delivery.

Already all stocked up? There are plenty more deals on everything from mattresses to televisions and even hair straighteners, below.

You can head to our deals page for more exciting offers, otherwise, keep scrolling for March 2020's best Amazon sale deals. Use the links below to navigate this page – there's a section for UK readers and US readers, as well as some tips and tricks on how to bag the best Amazon deals year-round. First up, though, we've popped a list of our top Amazon sellers so you can have a nose. You're welcome.

The best Amazon UK deals right now

Keep scrolling or use the links below to jump to the section that interests you most.

Amazon food and drink deals

A lot of Amazon Pantry stock is sold out so not all of these buys will be on sale.

Morrisons Spaghetti in Tomato Sauce | 35p each
Yes, Morrisons sell selected products at Amazon. You can't really go wrong with tinned food as it keeps for ages and is easy to whip into a meal. And, this tinned spaghetti is one of your five a day.View Deal

Heinz Cream Of Tomato Soup Big Family Pack | Was £3.99, now £3
Six cans of Heinz tomato soup for £3? Bargain! This family pack is low in fat and sugar and is great for lunch or dinner. Served with toast, of course. Even better? Serve it with avocado toast. Oh, and did we mention that it counts as one of your five a day?View Deal

John West White Crab Meat | £3.50
Since all the tuna has gone from practically every supermarket in the UK, the next best thing is tinned crab meat. It's in brine and tinned so there's no rush to eat it.View Deal

Pip & Nut - Smooth Almond Butter | £3.95
Ahhh, peanut butter. Have it on toast for breakfast, in a sandwich for lunch with jam, of course, or add it to a stir fry for dinner. Versatile and it has a long shelf life...View Deal

Costa Coffee Latte 12 x 250ml Cans | £19.08
Working from home so can't get your coffee fix from your local shop? These Costa Coffee cans will ensure you wake up to a latte, every day. They work out at just £1.59 each, too.View Deal


Amazon cleaning deals

Dettol Washing Machine Cleaner | Was £3.99, now £3
Here's another option we like. Pop this in your washing machine to kill 99.9 per cent of bacteria that builds up in there. It also acts as a descaler to remove limescale and helps your machine run more effectively. View Deal

Stardrops Pink Stuff Paste | Was £3.80, now £3.09
A best-seller thanks to Instagram cleaning sensation Mrs Hinch, this magic paste can make the toughest of stains disappear with ease. Use it to clean your BBQ, grubby pots and pans or to refresh old tiles. You could even just use it to clean your kitchen worktops.View Deal

Vileda Turbo Microfibre Mop and Bucket Set | Was £34.99, now £22.50
There's a reason why this mop is rated our best mop you can buy, and that's because it's easy to use, easy to carry and easy to clean. It has a foot pedal on the bucket to squeeze as much water from the mop head with minimal effort, and the handle extends depending on your height. The heads are also machine washable so can be used again and again!View Deal

Joseph Joseph Intelligent Waste Totem Bin | Was £199, now £136.89
This clever bin has an apartment for general waste and another for recycling, it has a large 60 litre capacity and it looks the part thanks to its stainless steel finish. If you're going to spend ££s on a kitchen bin, let it be this one.View Deal

Amazon home office deals

Due to lots of people working from home at the moment, several home office Amazon buys are out of stock. In this case, we're mentioning budget buys instead.

Eurosonic 4 Way Extension with 2 Metre Cable | Was £9.99, now £4.15
Whether the place you've set up camp isn't nearby a plug socket or there are several of you working from one table and having to share one outlet, this four way extension cable is a bargain. It has a two meter long cable and is under a fiver with free delivery.View Deal

HP Z3700 White 2.4 GHz USB Slim Wireless Mouse | Was £14.99, now £12.96
Left your mouse at work? Whoops! Buy this wireless one to help you speed things up on your laptop. It's slim, requires one AA battery to work and it's compatible with Windows seven, eight and 10, as well as Mac OS 10.3 or later and Chrome OS devices. Sorted.View Deal

Yaheetech Black Adjustable Faux Leather Swivel Office Chair |  £51.99 on Amazon
We love the Mid-century vibes of this office chair! The price is rather pleasing, too. The height is adjustable and it has casters to help you move comfortably. And, it wouldn't look out of place in your kitchen diner if you need it for extra seating when you entertain post-self isolation.

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Hbada desk chair | £99.99
Finding a chic but comfortable desk chair can be tricky as ergonomically designed often means fugly. So, we were pleased to find this office chair on Amazon. It has a good back, adjustable height and comfy arm rests – plus it is compact and looks the part. It is available with Prime or can arrive in three working days (based on current estimates).View Deal

Amazon smart home deals

tado° Smart Thermostat Starter Kit V3+ | Was £199.99, now £134.97 on Amazon
Save on your heating bill with the smart thermostat that lets you control your heating from an app on your phone. Check out air freshness and outdoor air quality in real time, and automate Geofencing and Open Window Detection for an extra £2.99 a month.View Deal

Nuki Smart Lock | Was £259, now £242.12
Make your home more secure while also making it more accessible for family members who are always losing their keys! This smart lock is also a great buy for your holiday rentals or if you need to let in a pet sitter as you can set limited-time passcodes.View Deal

Amazon vacuum cleaner deals

Hoover H-Free 2in1 stick vac| Was £149.99, now £97.94
The best vacuum cleaner deal for those who have pets, this cordless vacuum cleaner has a powerful motorised mini turbo brush included in the box, which features rotating bristles to loosen and lift embedded pet hairs from cushions and carpets. View Deal

Numatic NRV 240-11 | Was £159.99, now £122.95
This well-known vacuum cleaner is now reduced at Amazon. It also has a huge capacity of 9 litres, as well as 580 watts of power behind it. Not sure about purchasing a corded model? Its cord length is a huge 12.5 metres long. These are all the reasons we rated it our best budget buy vacuum cleaner.View Deal

Miele 10661220 Blizzard CX1 Cat and Dog PowerLine | Was £350, now £289
The Miele Blizzard CX1 is a great option for those after a reliable, efficient vacuum cleaner that can help abolish pet hair from furniture, floors and more. It's bagless therefore easy to clean, it has a bin capacity of two litres and a HEPA lifetime filter. The vacuum comes complete with a range of accessories, all of which can be stored inside the vacuum to make life easier. View Deal

Dyson V8 ANIMAL Vacuum Cleaner | Was £399.99, now £299
This cordless vacuum cleaner is lightweight and can convert into a handheld model to make easy cleaning of your car or your stairs. From a full charge of battery you can vacuum for up to 40 minutes non-stop, and it captures allergens and expels clean air at the same time. Although the dust compartment is small, it's silly easy to empty.

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Amazon health and beauty deals

Asakuki 500ml Essential Oil Diffuser | Was £32.99, now £23.99
An essential oil diffuser that actually can be used without any essential oils, this handy device can be used as an air purifier and dehumidifier. And it looks great on a bedside table. View Deal

Feeilty Forehead Non Contact Infrared Thermometer LCD Digital Temperature Meter | Was £100, now £53.30 + £3.99 delivery
This thermometer requires no contact to check your temperature. It simply needs to be pointed 3cm to 5cm away from a forehead and will give you an accurate reading within seconds. Great if you think someone has Coronavirus so are trying to keep your distance. As for the price tag, think of it more as an investment. It'll last for years.View Deal

Philips Lumea Advanced IPL Hair Removal Device | Was £360, now £267.09
This IPL hair removal device is a painless way to fuzz-free skin. It comes with attachments for face hair removal and body hair, plus a facial cleansing brush. If the initial outlay still seems high, remember that with continued use it will keep you hair-free for at least three months.View Deal

Braun IPL Silk Expert Pro | Was £599.99, now £274.99
This hair remover from Braun is safe, fast, efficient and now much more affordable thanks to Amazon's sale. You'll see results in just four weeks, while it's also compact, easy to use and an ideal gift.View Deal

Amazon TV deals

On the hunt for a new television? Find current Amazon TV deals below, or at our TV sales hub page.

Sony Bravia KDL43WF663 43-Inch Full HD HDR Smart TV | Was £549, now £378.98
This Sony TV currently has a huge £170.02 off at Amazon. It's smart, 43 inches, Full HD and rated A++ for energy.View Deal

Sony KD43XF7002 55in Smart TV at Amazon | Was £999, now £838.31
Get the most out of your television experiences thanks to 4K Ultra HD resolution and uncover new depth and detail with HDR streaming. On top of all this, Smart TV allows constant access to Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Amazon Instant Video and much more.View Deal

Amazon small appliance deals

Amazon coffee machine deals

Nescafé Dolce Gusto Jovia by De'Longhi | Was £89.99, now £35.02
An easy-to-use pod coffee machine for under £40? Yes please. While it is a budget model, it outperforms its price tag, offering 40 different hot drinks at the touch of a button. If you like a range of coffees with no fuss, this is for you.View Deal

Nespresso EN550.BM Lattissima Touch Automatic Coffee Machine | Was £279.99, now £167.96
This one is for cappuccino lovers, delivering perfectly frothed milk at the touch of a button. The machine will also remember your favourite drink with a personalised option. View Deal

De'Longhi Magnifica, Automatic Bean to Cup Coffee Machine | Was £299.99, now £273.97
A professional-style coffee machine hat will no disappoint espresso lovers, the de'Longhi Magnifica has a built-in burr grinder, an advanced boiler system, and an excellent milk frother. And it comes with a two-year warranty.

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Nespresso Creatista Plus by Sage | Was £449.95, now £307.59 at Amazon
The ultimate treat for the espresso fan, the Creatista Plus offers some really exciting choices of barista-style coffees at home. It can do anything from Latte Machiato to Cappuccino, and the milk frothing wand can do eight textures of milk. Proper coffee luxury.View Deal

Amazon kettle deals

Le Creuset Traditional Stove-Top Kettle with Whistle | Was £95, now £68.58 at Amazon
Enjoy the gorgeous, traditional kettle design with a whistle and ergonomic handle in a range of gorgeous, glossy colours. Suitable for all hobs, including induction and AGAs. View Deal

Amazon toaster deals

Breville VTT686 2 Slice High Gloss Toaster | Was £49.99, now £42.07
Currently sporting 16 per cent off, this sleek toaster will look great on any kitchen worktop, and it features variable browning control and variable width bread slots for thick and thin slices. It has a defrost, reheat, mid-cycle and cancel functions as well as a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning.View Deal

Breville VST026 Sandwich Press | Was £58.99, now £38.78
The only way to make perfect toasties every time, this four-slice sandwich press features non-stick plates for easy cleaning. It can also be used on everything from bagels to ciabatta, and it can be easily stored away when not in use. View Deal

More Amazon appliance deals...

Kenwood HDP406 Hand Blender | Was £99.99, now £67.81
Make everything from soups to your favourite dips exactly the way you want it with this precision hand blender that can chop, blend, blitz, and even mash. With so many attachments, this blender is excellent value for money.View Deal

Phillips Air Fryer | Was £200, now £136
Trying to eat healthily? This affordable air fryer can help switch your favourite treat meals to healthy dishes. You can cook everything from chicken to chips and even cakes inside, and parts are dishwasher safe for easy cleaning. After buying, you'll soon question how you ever lived without one – trust us!View Deal

Kenwood KHH326WH MultiOne Stand Mixer | Was £329.99, now £224.99
Complete with a food processor, glass blender, liquidiser, citrus juicer, food mincer and more, this multi mixer is the one piece of kitchen equipment you need to serve every purpose.View Deal

Amazon bedding and mattress deals

Amazon mattress deals

eve Sleep Original Memory Foam Mattress UK King | Was £699.99, now £602.99
This is a truly great price on one of the best mattresses we’ve come across. Memory foam mattresses are great for side sleepers and its breathability makes temperature control so much more straightforward.View Deal

Amazon bedding deals

Silentnight Warm and Cosy 15 Tog duvet | Was £37.99, now from £25.52
Need a winter duvet to see you from December to February without the need to wear layers while sleeping? Silentnight's 15 tog Warm and Cosy duvet is a great buy: it's generously filled with hollowfibre; it's hypoallergenic; it's machine washable; it comes with a five-year guarantee. Right now, you can purchase a single size for £14.99 –bargain!

See more of the best duvets for winter 2019View Deal

Amazon furniture deals

Eames Eiffel-inspired chairs | Were £128.88, now £59.99 for four
Easy to build, durable and ultra-stylish, these Eames-inspired chairs are a bargain at 56 per cent off right now. Made from plastic and supported by stainless steel cross beams and wooden legs, they're super durable and wipeable for those who have kids (or if you're a messy eater). An affordable way to transform your dining room into an Instagrammer's dream, we think. View Deal

Amazon DIY deals

Bosch IXO Cordless Screwdriver | Was £41.99, now £32
This cordless screwdriver is great for little DIYs around the home. It features a forward/reverse operation, as well as 10 standard screwdriver bits and a carry case for easy storage. It charges through a micro-USB system and can work for 3-hours straight without needing to be charged.View Deal

Amazon deals: tips and tricks

Amazon are probably the best place to shop for sale buys, as we're all aware they pretty much sell everything you could ever need, and they definitely aren't afraid of discounting anything. While you may think finding an Amazon deal is easy, here are some tips and tricks to help you score the product you want at the price you want. 

1. Amazon deals. Amazon will have three types of deals live for their sales, all of which will feature on the Amazon Deals Page:

  • Lightning deal (LD): Lightening deals last up to six hours; Prime members can get access 30 minutes early.
  • Deal of the Day (DOTD): A Deal of the Day lasts for 24 hours.
  • Best deal (BD): Best Deal offers last up to two weeks.

2. Create wishlists. If you're already well aware of what you'd like to purchase, why not create an Amazon wishlist on your account? This way everything you want can be easily found. 

3. Join Amazon Prime. This is a must for those who are looking to bag the best of the best deals. Why? Because you'll get early access to the best deals, guaranteeing you won't miss out. Also, there's the free next day delivery perk.

4. Sign up for Amazon's deals newsletter. Want to be notified each and every time a fantastic new deal drops? It'll save you time searching the Amazon website. Sign up for Amazon's deals newsletter to have deals sent straight to your inbox.

The best US Amazon deals right now

In the US and shopping for an Amazon deal? We haven't forgot about our overseas friends. You can find the best current Amazon US deals below. Keep scrolling or use the links below to jump to the section that interests you most.

Amazon US smart home deals

Amazon US vacuum cleaner deals

Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner | Was $399, now $367.57
The Dyson V8 is a great option for those who are looking for a fuss-free vacuum and live in a small apartment. It's cordless, can run for 40 minutes from one charge and features a 0.14 gallon bin.View Deal

Amazon US TV deals